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I have just replaced the airbox to  turbo pipe and the car won't start, I can hear the fuel pump, the starter turns over. I have pulled a plug and can't seem to see a spark, but it's hard to see yourself when cranking it over. I have checked the leads are on the dizzy etc, any ideas?

 

its a carb turbo

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Did you dislodge the coil HT lead?

Or perhaps the wires that go to the dizzy?

Unlikely but one of the wires to the coil?

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Yeah, I reckon it's 1 or 2 above.  Unless you've installed silicon and reducers, in which case the car will refuse to start on principle.  And I support its decision.

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The wires all seem to be firm and in place, the starter solinoid wire had come lose but I put that back on hence the starter turning over.

 

It's got to be a loose wire

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So, the 2-pin connector running from the boot to the distributor is OK?

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I'm assuming you didn't remove the boot/electrics. I'm going with coil, physically pull the HT lead out of the coil and replace it. I mean push it back in.

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I have a two pin connector  with a green wire and a green and blue wire running from the ignition module, any ideas where this plugs in?

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Chris, remember at "Beltfest" Mike6 telling us about the problem he had on his carb turbo which I'm sure involved the lead Sparky mentions, have a look at the thread he posted on how he sorted it out, it's quite recent.

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I remember beltfest ;)


Try that lead Chris ;)

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Who could forget Beltfest? :-)

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Well, I haven't heard from Simon Cowell yet...

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What would we do with mates with knowledge. Perhaps we should have a LOOSEWIRE fest.

Dave

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In that case, I'd like a Smack Paul In The Face With A Wet Fish Fest.

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I'll pop round in the morning and oblige. No thanks needed, it will be a pleasure.

 

Trevor.

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I bow to your selfless dedication.

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